designing professional development - Steve Barkley

Effective Professional Development

Many school leadership teams will be meeting during the summer or just before the start of the next school year to create plans for educator learning that can impact student learning. Many teachers and administrators will spend some time this summer attending professional learning workshops.  A report from the Learning Policy Institute (June 2017) by […]

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Defining Student Achievement

Many of the readers of this blog who have worked with me in trainings for instructional coaching, designing professional development, or facilitating professional learning communities are aware that I focus on a backwards planning process that begins with identifying desired student outcomes. (See earlier blog.) I stress that it is critical for the definition of […]

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